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Day Care

Season: Year-Round
Location: On Site

Our main day care facility offers programs for infants to preschool age children, which are centered on playful and age-appropriate, educational activities.  We also provide before/after school care and summer programs for school age children enrolled in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade. 

Parents who are interested in our child care services can register for placement on our waitlist by completing this waitlist registration.

Please note: Space and availability is limited. We recommend that you register on our waitlist as early as possible. Waitlist registrations are maintained and prioritized by space available for each age group at the Center and with the following priorities: children of current Holiday Valley employees, siblings of currently enrolled children and children of community residents. 

We currently have year round, full and part week child care availability for all age groups. 

For more information about our year 'round day care programs, availability and rates, please call 716-699-3933.

All reservations require the Child in Care Medical Statement to be completed by a licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. The form can be emailed to us by clicking here prior to the first day of day care.

Important Details

If your child has any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know when you register. If you would prefer to bring your own food, all food must be completely nut free, as we are a nut free facility. Food containing nuts or from a factory where nuts are used will be thrown away immediately, guests will not be reimbursed.

In order to provide the best care for your children, we separate the children based on age and development. The caregiver ratio in each of the classrooms complies with the New York State Child Care Facility Licensing standards. (1 to 4 ratio for infants, 1 to 5 for toddlers. 1 to 7 for preschoolers). 

Please leave items home that are not necessary for care. We are not responsible for broken or misplaced toys/items brought to the center.

Children must be picked up by 5PM. Late fees will be charged for children picked up after 5PM.

  • Hot lunch and two snacks provided
  • Water or milk provided
  • Nap/Rest time, if requested by parent

  • One snack provided
  • Water or milk provided 
  • No nap/rest time

All children have assigned cubbies for the day for storing personal belongings. Our staff will label belongings as they are being used throughout the day. We highly encouraged you to label all belongings brought to the center in advance to expedite drop off and pick up processes.

  • Change of clothes
  • Diapers/Pull Ups
  • Wipes if specific kind needed
  • All outdoor snow gear (jackets, hats, gloves, snow pants, boots, etc) if participating in a ski lesson
  • Indoor shoes (optional)
  • Comfort Items such as blankets, pacifiers, stuffed animals, etc. 

  • Bottles
  • Formula/Breast Milk
  • Baby food
  • Snacks
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Change of clothes
  • Diaper rash ointment if necessary

If your child had a fever, cough, diarrhea, or vomited in the past 24 hours prior to your reservation start date they may not attend. 
Note: Your child must be fever-free, without medication, for a full 24 hours before participating in our programs.

Our Center staff are trained in CPR and First-Aid, have training in developmentally appropriate practices, and have prior experience in childcare. Our qualified staff members provide a program of appropriate and fun-filled activities and projects throughout the day.